2600 patients suffer data breach at healthcare company


In February 2018, Massachusetts’ largest private employer disclosed a data breach that may have exposed the personal information of 2,600 patients.

The company’s network was breached via malware in May 2017, which compromised records including patients’ names, diagnoses, types of procedures and medications. Some patients’ Social Security numbers and financial data may have also been exposed.

This marks the second major data breach for the company after a phishing scam exposed 3,300 patients data in 2016.

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